Rather than preparing for the traditional holiday season festivities, six friends and long-term roommates with disability were coming to terms with the prospect of being split up.
Frederick is a diminutive, quiet man, with a ready smile and a remarkable life story that could be a movie script. His history is both beautiful and harrowing, filled with adventures, love, loss, homelessness, and the chance of a new beginning.
It is difficult to imagine what it must feel like to living in an aged care home where the average age of residents is mid-eighties and yet you are only in your mid-forties. For Glenys, this was her reality for the past 17 years.
A big thank you to all Hume customers and their families who put in the time and effort to make their gardens beautiful for our Hume in Bloom gardening competition.